Mark Dillon

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Money trail: chasing tangible benefits cash – Part 1

From our print issue: Broadcaster consolidation has created a surge in tangible benefits dollars – what has it meant for Canadian indie producers and what happens when it ends?

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Playback tribute: a reinvigorated Academy celebrates its legacy

From our print issue: Playback looks back at the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television as it celebrates 65 years of achievements on screen. (Helga Stephenson pictured)

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Behind the shots: Mr. X and Pompeii

From our print issue: Toronto-based VFX shop Mr. X brings ancient Italy to life for the 3D action film, which opened this weekend. (Updated with worldwide box office results.)

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Playback’s Best of the Year: The Amazing Race Canada

In addition to earning boffo ratings, The Amazing Race Canada on CTV also scored major brand integrations, including Air Canada, Interac and BlackBerry.

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Playback’s TV Producer of the Year: Insight Productions

The go-to format shop broke records with Amazing Race Canada, has top specialty series on Slice and Food and is now looking to laugh at the U.S. with an ambitious cross-platform venture.

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Playback’s Film Producer of the Year: Don Carmody

With another Golden Reel Award, 3D epic Pompeii set for 2014 and a new focus on smaller screens, the “Don of Canadian production” has had a banner year.

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Playback 2013 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Al Waxman

Playback posthumously honours the “King of Kensington,” Al Waxman, one of Canada’s most beloved television stars.

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Best of the year: DHX Media

Company president and COO Steven DeNure discusses what this year’s acquisition of Cookie Jar Group means for the newly-expanded company, its digital distribution strategy, and plans for continued expansion in 2013 and beyond.

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Best of the year: Kirstine Stewart

The EVP of CBC English Services tells Mark Dillon about the challenges of her new role and cultivating a slate of Cancon that Canadians want to watch.

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Playback 2011 Canadian Film and Television Hall of Fame: Pierre Juneau

The Juno Awards namesake and Canadian TV industry icon is recognized for his extraordinary contributions to the industry.

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Hall of Fame 2010: Paul Bronfman

The service sector’s resilient leader.

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Hall of Fame 2010: Don Carmody

Still full-throttle for ‘Hollywood’s man in Canada’.